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Fur traders -- United States -- Biography -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Jacob Astor letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292330]
Identifier: Vault MSS 579
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Astor states he has received payment for a shipment of beaver pelts and wool.

Dates: 1820

Choteau family legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309970]
Identifier: MSS SC 1223
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed legal documents involving the Choteau family. Included are summonses, financial notes, deeds, certificates, indentures, and writs all written at St. Louis, Mo. Several of the items are French translations of the original English documents. Members of the Choteau family mentioned in the items are Auguste, Pierre, Henry, and Gabriel S.

Dates: 1805-1829

Jacques Clamorgan legal papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309996]
Identifier: MSS SC 1221
Scope and Contents

Eight handwritten and signed legal documents. Included are complaints, judgments, summonses, bonds, declarations, and financial notes from various court cases in which Clamorgan was involved. Most of these cases involved disputes over land ownership and payments of money.

Dates: 1809-1823

Wilson Price Hunt financial notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309848]
Identifier: MSS SC 1202
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and signed financial papers. Included is a note promising to pay Edward Rose $350.00, and a ledger recording balances.

Dates: 1809-1811

Manuel Lisa letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292603]
Identifier: Vault MSS 529
Scope and Contents

Handwritten manuscripts. Two items are in French; one is a receipt of payment paid by Lisa in behalf of George Drouil. One item is in English and answers a bill of complaint which charges that Lisa bought free men from Jonathon Purcell and made them slaves.

Dates: 1807-1812

James Mackay financial note

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309830]
Identifier: MSS SC 1201
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed note promising to pay John Hart the sum of five hundred and eighty three dollars and thirty three cents.

Dates: 1821

James McKay promissory note

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292108]
Identifier: Vault MSS 532
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed item. The note was written in St. Louis on April 1, 1821. In it McKay promises to pay John Hartnell $583.33 "sixty days after date."

Dates: 1821 April 1